Within the context of WordPress Theme-ing, the term 'template' refers to PHP files used to display content.

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How to change post template via url?

I have a single post template (single.php) which displays the title, the abstract, tags, content etc. I made another template (abstract.php) to display only the title and the abstract of the post. ...
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Problem creating a custom category page with pagination

I am creating a category-{slug}.php page for a specific category. This page has pagination also. This code successfully worked when calling the first page of the category page, but the problem starts ...
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How to include variables or arguments to woocommerce completed order email

I'm trying to access a variable in woocommerce completed order email template. which is located in woocommerce/templates/emails/customer-completed-order.php WooCommerce is including emails template ...
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Change directory where get_header(), get_footer() and get_sidebar() look for templates

I'm creating my own theme framework, and I want to organize my code, separating the partials files from the pages. But I want to do that and still use the native functions get_header(), get_footer() ...
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Rewrite rule shows 404 page

I am new to Wordpress so I don't really know how the rewrite rules should look like. My problem is that I have a custom template in my theme called portfolio-inner.php My rule looks something like ...
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How to retrieve depth of menu into template

In wp_nav_menu i use for the menu, with custom walker, i can get the $depth parameter in the start_el function function start_el(&$output, $item, $depth, $args) but, outside this ...
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Override theme template for index page

For one of the websites I manage we baked in a lot of custom functionality into the theme we are using. The problem with this is that it's difficult to switch themes. I wanted to decouple this code ...
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Create template for taxonomy results limited by Custom Post Type

I've got a Custom Post Type with a Custom Taxonomy set up. So how do I create an archive template to display posts from that CPT, limited by taxonomy? Here's the deal: The CPT is called Shows. Each ...
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How to pass a variable from a template page to the child theme functions.php

I'm searching for a way to pass a variable from a custom Wordpress page template to my child theme functions.php file. I have the wrong scope and I'm completely lost. I'm trying to generate a google ...
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How to add a “ waiting” icon for an ajax in WP frontend?

This is my search js code for processing search : jQuery(document).ready(function($){ $('#searchsubmit').click(function(e){ e.preventDefault(); var searchval = $('#s').val(); ...
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Template for child pages / subpages

I'm trying to build a template file for my custom post type that is different for the parent, child, and child's child post. The best I've been able to find is the following code: if( ...
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Get name of the current template file

I've found this to display the current name of the file used in template: function get_template_name () { foreach ( debug_backtrace() as $called_file ) { foreach ( $called_file as $index ...
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Shared Content but “Updatable” Through the Main Site

I have been doing quite a lot of research the past week, and have not been able to find a solid answer that fixes my problem. So, I decided to come here to ask to see if anyone knows of how to help ...
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Get page id by template

I want to know if it's possible to get the ID of a page with a specific template. Is this possible to get the ID of a page that assigned to "page-special.php"?
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Loading partial templates with AJAX/PJAX

I am trying to load content using PJAX (basically AJAX with history). So far I have managed to catch PJAX requests and load the correct content. My problem is finding the correct template to use for ...
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Get image URL from media library in input

On wp-admin/post.php?post=447&action=edit for example I have a link and an input. The link appears as follows: <a href="#" class="button insert-media add_media" data-editor="tj_image_url" ...
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ACF Post Object: Wrap every three post objects

How would I go about wrapping every three ACF post objects in a div? <?php if ( get_field( 'featured_posts' ) ): ?> <?php $index = 1; ?> <?php $totalNum = count( ...
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Events Manager's events-list.php uses wrong template [closed]

After switching permalinks from "Default" to "Post name", Events Manager starts somehow using blogs articles list instead of custom events-list.php template.
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Redirect to different template other than single-custompost.php

I have a custom post portfolio . On test page there are featured images from the custom post When i click on the featured image a popup opens for each post and there is little description and a read ...
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Hide page visual editor if certain template is selected?

How do I hide the page editor (WYSIWYG editor) if the current page is set to a certain template. I have the following code already to add in custom meta boxes when certain templates are chosen: ...
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optional parameter in permalink structure

Im currently facing an issue with the relationship between pretty permalink and my themes templates. I have a post type called 'performance', and with pretty permalinks enabled the URLs for the ...
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How can I use archive-{post_type}.php theme template?

I've got a staff_member custom post type, with 'has_archive' => true. I've got an archive-staff_member.php template, with /* Template Name: Staff */ In backoffice, to add it to the nav menu, I ...
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Can I assign a template to a custom post type?

can I assign a template file to custom post types? I have created a custom post type called items, and I would like to assign templates to the items like you can do with pages.
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get_header() not defined after using template_include

I'm trying to load a custom template as part of a plugin that creates a custom post type. The template_include filter seems to work, in that it loads the file I'm aiming for, but when the ...
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Category link redirect to custom template page instead of index.php?

I want to make template page for my custom taxonomy. I have custom taxonomy categories listed as navigation links. It's the country list (China, Slovenia, Serbia...). Every of this categories has ...
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Page with page template not using template in Preview

I am using a page template created by myself, which is showing and working correctly in page backend. It also works on the front end. The problem: Preview shows the normal "page.php" instead of ...
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Using require_once for parent-directory not working but is working in sub-directories

I'm building a custom theme and I'm attempting to use require_once __DIR__ . '/templates/variables.php' in my footer.php file, to keep from repeating code that contains variable information... I keep ...
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Display Taxonomies in loop with template args

I want to display the taxonomies within the loop but with customized template. Here is my code: if ( have_posts() ) { while ( have_posts() ) { the_post(); $args = array( ...
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Custom taxonomy template not working

I have created a custom post type named property, and a taxonomy named city is attached to this post type. There are several cities (terms) like toronto, taiwan,dhaka. I want to create a template ...
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How can i change email template for new user

When i add a new customer the email goes to new user in this formate: From: WordPress [wordpress@siteurl.com] Subject: [site name] Your user name and password Message: username: user ...
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HowTo: develop WP template with dynamic background image

Is there a way to develop a WP template which, amongst others, sets the background image of a certain element dynamically by choice from admin backend? Think of an page editor who simply picks an ...
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add_rewrite_rule and template redirect not working

I have the following pairs: add_rewrite_rule('^questions/ask/?','index.php?pagename=ask','top'); if(is_page('ask')){ $tname = 'add-question.php'; ...
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one category template for diferent <option> values and sub categories

I have the default category.php template and my categories structure is like this: category sub1 sub2 sub3 sub4 sub5 Now what I want is on each subcategory to add ...
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Passing parameters to a custom page template using clean urls

I am now passing parameters to a custom template in the following format www.example.com/?pageid=12&rid=24&title=this-is-the-title I have created two tables . So I need to fetch data and ...
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Why won't the action hook wp_head accept parameters?

I'm working on a plugin that adds scripting to the head using add_action('wp_head',..); I have to pass a variable to the function to get my desired result. To test this I'm simple "echoing" out ...
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Creating a custom category page with pagination

The past week I've been trying to figure it out on creating a custom category page with pagination. I've tried in so many ways but I cant get the pagination right. If anyone of you can help. What I ...
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Pagination not working for custom category template and custom permalinks

I am using following code in category-20.php, for the pagination through ajax, which is working fine for the defaults permalinks. But when i change the permalinks to custom, then pagination doesn't ...
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Limit number of pages that use a specific template?

I have a custom page template, so a .php file in my themes folder with this at the beginning /* * Template Name: MyTemplate */ Now I can, in the WP backend, create new pages and select this ...
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New custom nev not working

I am suffreing from an issue from last few days. I have to create a custon nev calls ribbons, that will have some custom functionlity but at the starting steps I am not able to create the nev pages. ...
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I have index.php and other files, how do I display other pages?

I'm converting an HTML theme into WP. I have index.php, header.php, footer.php, which are from HTML. Then I created pages from within admin area like about-us etc. Created a menu and linked those ...
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Register Page Template from Plugin

I'm trying to figure out how to properly register a page template (and all of the associated assets, like CSS and Images) from a plugin. Basically, I've created a landing page that I want to live ...
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remove file plugin include

i use a plugin that include template.php file , i want to replace this with a new one in my template directory or remove it class jqueryTimelinrLoad { public function shortcode($atts, ...
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Load post with a different template?

Let's say I have a single.php file with a certain layout (graphic intensive). I want to create a sort of plain-text version of the same page that is only called when the user clicks the provided ...
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Using “setup_postdata” with “get_template_part” does not work

I want to reuse code made in a template in a shortcode. I did this in my shortcode $args = array(...); $posts = get_posts($args); for ( $j=0; $j < count($posts); $j++ ) { ...
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How to edit contents of dynamic_sidebar()?

I know PHP well but I'm new to Wordpress. I got an incomplete Wordpress website. It has a static home page with an Aweber newsletter form. I tried digging into installed theme and in home.php I came ...
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WooCommerce: Add content prior to or after checkout form

I'm trying to produce a message to appear prior to (or after) the checkout form on the checkout page (Example: https://susieoshandbags.com/shop/checkout/). So I did the following: add_action( ...
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How to create custom page templates with default page layout framework?

I'm writing a custom theme. Most of the content will use the regular index.php, header.php and footer.php. The index.php looks like <?php get_header(); get_sidebar(); ?> <div ...
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create single.php for specific category by category id

I'm trying to create template for specific category with id 1 for example. The template should be applied to all of the pages belongs to this category. So, it should be something like single-1.php. I ...
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Changing page's name after page creation

I have a page, I can't know the name of the page before doing an elaboration with PHP, i thought about changing the page name with javascript after discovering the page name, I have not written the ...
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Customizing get_the_excerpt() to specific length and “Read More” output.

I am costuming a template. There is a list grabbing the introduction from the first 1-2 paragraphs (all the articles from a category). If I set the excerpt to 295 words, sometimes the list grabs ...